How many Majors has Hale Irwin won?

Hale Irwin has won 3 major championships. US Open: 1974, 1979 and 1990.

More about Hale Irwin’s major championship wins

Hale Irwin was born June 3rd 1945 in Joplin, Missouri.

Hale has also developed a career as a golf course architect.

Hale Irwin was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.

He has won a total of 20 PGA Tour events.

Hale Irwin's Major Wins

US Open: 1974, 1979 and 1990

1974 US Open

Irwin’s first US Open win occurred in 1974. He was 29. He dreamt 3 weeks prior to the tournament that he won. This win was on the Winged Foot Course in Mamaroneck, New York. This was seen by other players as an extremely difficult course and the '74 Open become known as “The Massacre at Winged Foot”.

Runner up was Forrest Fezler.

His total score was 287 (+7).

The winner's share was $35,000.

1979 US Open

Irwin’s second title was the 1979 US Open at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Inverness was considered another difficult course with narrow fairways and heavy rough. Irwin won with a final round 75, finishing the 4 rounds on even par, 284.

Hale Irwin won two strokes ahead of former champions Jerry Pate and Gary Player.

The winner's share was $50,000.

1990 US Open

The 1990 Us Open was played at Course No. 3 of Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois,

In 1990 Irwin’s final Major win was, again, the US Open. At the time Irwin was the oldest winner at 45 years and 15 days. Irwin defeated Mike Donald in what was the first sudden death playoff for the tournament.

His total score was 208 (-8).

The winner's share was $220,000.

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